Nominal Guns26NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Ariel' (1777) (20)
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSphinx ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeShip NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Given Away10.1780NNF-1774
BecomesAmerican Sixth Rate ship 'Ariel' (1780) (26)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck105' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.104 (111′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel93' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)30.2064 (99′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.1012 (29′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.5728 (11′ 8″ Imperial)


9.1779Broadside Weight = 102 French Livre (110.0784 lbs 49.929 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1779210 NNF-1774


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